Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category


How to manually start vFabric Hyperic appliance

Posted on December 20th, 2013 · Posted in Miscellaneous, VMware

Just a quick note on how to manually start the hyperic server services. This might be needed if the database doesn’t exit/shutdown normally and thus doesn’t start up right the.. read more


Invalid IPMI MAC Address

Posted on November 8th, 2013 · Posted in Miscellaneous, VMware

Encountered an interesting issue when adding Power Management settings on one VMware ESXi 5.1 host today when vCenter Server returned an error message that the BMC MAC Address was invalid… read more

WSUS 3.0 – Client machines replace previous clients in WSUS

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in Microsoft, Miscellaneous

In a virtual environment (VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V ….) it’s easy to clone VM’s back and forth, and sometimes it has some unexpected results which aren’t noticed right away. One of.. read more

vCenter Server Tasks and Events are named using the syntax: XXX …. not found … XXX

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in Miscellaneous, VMware

Today I cloned a VM Management PC in a customer environment to have a spare one, you know just in case something would happen :) After a successful clone, re-joining.. read more